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    • 29.04.07 | 12:02 (IDT)

    "There are no special skills required for the position of president of the state" If there are special duties there should be special skills. Without going into this candidate's personal history, ability to execute presidential duties should be a prime consideration as far as candidature for our presidency is concerned. Once those duties have been defined, suitability for them is easy to establish. Rabbi Lau will have handicaps that have nothing to do with unproved allegations against him, that automatically exclude him as a candidate. In view of this, his very act of presenting himself shows lack of wisdom, one of the prerequisites. Are all ceremonial presidents in the democratic world elected by secret ballot?

    from the article: Rabbi Lau is unworthy
    First published 00:00 29.04.07 | Last updated 00:00 29.04.07
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